my car wont even turn over to start can u help

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Asked by Apr 28, 2013 at 04:57 PM about the 1998 Plymouth Breeze

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i repaired plug ,wires ,coil pack . now i had to disconnect the battery so it wont go dead .
then i went out to start it and it wont turn over and the wipers ,radio,turn signals, wont
work check all fuses they r good .but it also stalls out when i come to fast stop

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could we get a diagnostic scan? hate to make an ass by taking a wild burro guess at this time~

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it said it was miss firing and then sent to get fix and they said it was coil pack and the key ignition needs replaceed

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and wont even crank over

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take a gander at the black wire where it connects to chassis/ground...since you fixed the coil and auxiliary components are also not working am going to have to say 'bad ground' if your battery is getting to be five or older (check with the omitted push off dots) on the top of your battery is also going to be trouble.....in short, my diagnosis is that your battery and terminals need to be hosed off and perhaps that auxilliary connection to the red side (little lug, red wire, lollipop with a hole in it) isn't connecting properly~

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wire brush all the electrical connections, use plenty of hose water to make sure acid dust ain't gettin' in your eyes~

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this is a matter of battery/electrical...we can straighten this out!

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replace your battery, the new one's aren't made from lead, it's an tin/antimony alloy now~

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where do i find the the black wire look like

Your battery has two terminals one red (slightly larger) with a +, and the other negative or black (-) has a clamp that has a bolt, acid fumes are continuously being emitted, and quickly corrode everything...including your eyes so be careful about that and always "Wash" the acid and fumes away by taking to the whole mess with a garden hose (unless you have a cadillac with the battery under the backseat)....electrical stuff needs a complete circuit...Your starter is really really hungry for amperage, and the only way it's going to get that amperage is for a big meaty 1/0 battery cable...and the only way that juice is going to get to the starter is by connecting to the chassis (side of fender, down by the steering components) and same thickness of conductor connecting to the motor block, where the starter motor lives~....so in conclusion beef up the electrical connections and make sure they are clean, as the evil battery will bring destruction upon anything nearby...including your fingers, eyes, and sense of humor~

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you could test your coil pack(s) with an ohm meter-

simply compare them, and test hot to ground resistance~

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I have the same problem he does

Refused by the engine check your fuses real good. The front of my head and it was a fuse

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